Explore the Loire Valley wine route and its vineyards. Visit 2 superb Vouvray estates, admire the wonderful vineyard landscapes and learn how to taste the elegant wines produced from one of the most well-known terroirs of the Val de Loire area!
Meet a genuine French winemaker in a charming family-run estate! Visit the traditional vat room where hundreds of barrels are lined up (bring your coat, it is freezing in the vat room).
During this visit, you will improve your knowledge regarding winemaking and of course wine tasting! The terroir of this wine region and its main grape variety of Chenin blanc allow the production of elegant white wines, dry, sweet or sparkling!
After this, your guide will drive you to a grand wine house situated just along the Loire River. Stroll inside its impressive troglodyte galleries. Dug in the hills, these underground tunnels are part of Loire Valley's historical heritage. Needless to say that these long galleries are ideal to store wine today. Discover all the secrets of wine making from this ancient historical house, still using the "méthode traditionnelle".
All along the afternoon, you will get to know and understand better the diversity of Loire Valley wines. « Intense color, fruity aromas, palate full of minerals… » Oops!! What is this all about?! Your guide will help you learn the different steps of wine tasting and train your nose to identify many wine aromas. Benefit from our tips and tricks and taste like a pro!
Before saying goodbye, share an aperitif with a stunning view. Enjoy tasty local products like cheese, rillettes and fresh bread, paired with a glass of local red wine!
- Transfers by minivan
- Friendly and professional local guide
- Visit two wineries
- Two wines tastings (4 glasses of wine at each winery)
- Aperitif with Vouvray wines and local delicacies
- Food and drink not mentioned
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Fully refundable up to 24 hours before departure.